Peterson offers an instructional program that is differentiated for all students. Music, including band, choir, musicals, and an orchestra are available. We also have a comprehensive athletic program. We place an emphasis on student leadership and empowerment through our middle school model. Our academics focus on preparing students for selective high schools. Our mission is to produce college graduates, community leaders, and cultural ambassadors.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

885

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mrs.Yalil Nieves
Principal

Yalil Nieves
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:20 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
82

Demographics ?


Asian
22.1%
Black
7.2%
Hispanic
36.4%
White
28.4%
Other
5.9%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
60.9%
Diverse Learners
12.0%
Limited English
33.3%
Mobility Rate ?
5.2%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

Yes

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
81st
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
65th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
66th
4th
20th
5th
99th
6th
93rd
7th
73rd
8th
76th
All
81st
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
38th
4th
27th
5th
66th
6th
58th
7th
93rd
8th
81st
All
65th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
78th
3rd
72nd
4th
73rd
5th
84th
6th
83rd
7th
90th
8th
91st
All
83rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
63rd
3rd
41st
4th
67th
5th
71st
6th
75th
7th
87th
8th
87th
All
73rd
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 7.9 1.1 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 10.5% 3.3% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.9 days 2.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 95.7% 94.8% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.3% 95.4% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 95.1% 81.4%
Teachers 94.0% 78.5%
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You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

Open Enrollment

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be enrolled automatically and do not have to apply. Contact the school for registration instructions.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary must submit a Choice Elementary Schools application between October and December. Available seats, if any, are filled via computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants with a sibling who is currently enrolled in the school in grade K-7, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.
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How to Apply
Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary can apply online or via paper Choice Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Early Childhood Program 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Chess 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
School Quality Rating Report 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
School Quality Rating Report 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2018
Asbestos Inspection Report 2019
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2019
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2018
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2017
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2018-2020
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2012-2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2019
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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